The Senate Republican Caucus took action during the week to restore public trust in an honest and ethical state government by introducing legislation to ensure independent investigations of members of the General Assembly.
$700 million dollars in much-needed road repairs and construction projects will soon be underway within the geographic boundaries of the 50th Senate District as part of IDOT’s multi-year construction plan, according to State Senator Steve McClure (R-Springfield).
Jeanne Ives is not surprised to hear that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) may be at the heart of a widening public corruption probe centered on Commonwealth Edison's lobbying practices.
During the upcoming fall veto session, during which they generally take action on bills vetoed by the Governor, Illinois lawmakers could also be asked to consider a proposal to consolidate suburban and downstate pension plans, and new bills being filed by lawmakers.
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, State Sen. Steve McClure (R-Springfield) is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 4-15.
More than 60 students spent their day in Springfield learning about state and local government, debating issues, and proposing new laws, all as part of State Senator Steve McClure’s (R-Springfield) Youth Advisory Council program.
Political analyst Jim Nowlan insists that Illinois needs to appoint an independent board that will better account for the long-ignored pension crisis, a broken Medicaid system and countless other issues in formulating the state budget.
Rodney Brockley donated $1,000 to Republican Norine Hammond's election campaign committee, Citizens for Hammond, on Oct. 3, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
Within three days after FBI and IRS agents raided the home and offices of Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) , agents made early morning raids on three southwest villages in Sandoval’s district.